Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Ride-share battle ends with Didi buying Uber China operations
Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing will take over the China operations of its US rival Uber, it said Monday, ending a ferocious battle for market share that cost both firms billions. In exchange for the Uber China assets, Uber and its Chinese partners will receive shares equivalent to 20... Read more
5 killed as Russian military chopper shot down in Syria
The Russian defence ministry said the Russian military helicopter was shot down over the Syrian province of Idlib. “A Russian Mi-8 military transport helicopter was shot down from the ground in Idlib province after delivering humanitarian aid to Aleppo,” the ministry said in a statement. “There were three crew... Read more
Pope says Islam is not terrorism
Pope Francis said Sunday that Islam could not be equated with terrorism and warned Europe was pushing its young into the hands of extremists. “It’s not true and it’s not correct (to say) Islam is terrorism,” he told journalists aboard the papal plane during the return journey from a... Read more
PM Sharif hails PAF’s role in safeguarding air frontiers
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday appreciated Pakistan Air Force’s role in safeguarding Pakistan’s air frontiers and clearing terrorists’ hideouts in particular. He was talking to Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, who called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House. The prime minister lauded the contribution... Read more
PCB hires Crowe to work with Hafeez on bowling action
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hired Carl Crowe, a UK-based bowling coach, to work with Mohammad Hafeez on his bowling action. Hafeez has been facing problems with his bowling action since 2014 and in July 2015 was banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months after his action... Read more
Three-day Envoys’ Conference begins
A three-day Envoys’ Conference began Monday here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the country’s foreign policy and prepare recommendations in view of regional developments. Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz presided over the inaugural session of the Conference. Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on... Read more
PM chairs high-level meeting discusses internal security, NAP implementation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a high-level meeting to review internal security and implementation of National Action Plan (NAP). Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed the determination to make Pakistan secure for every ethnicity and religion. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Director General of Inter... Read more
Govt decides to table new bill to Panama Leaks probe
The government has decided to amend Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1956 for probing Panama Leaks. According to sources, the government has finalized a new bill to amend commission Act 1965 for probing Panama Leaks which is likely to be tabled in National Assembly this month. The proposed inquiry commission... Read more
CM Sindh extends Rangers’ special powers for 90 days
Sindh government has extended Rangers special powers for another 90 days. A notification has been issued allowing Rangers to stay in Karachi for another year and extend special policing powers for an additional period of 90 days. Spokesperson Chief Minister House Sindh in a statement issued on Monday. Chief Minister Sindh Syed... Read more
Suspect attacked Army vehicle in Karachi identified
One of the suspects attacked a vehicle carrying two Pakistan Army personnel has been identified. The suspect in a black helmet and black gloves has been identified via a video recorded on a mobile phone, as the suspect attacked the army vehicle were in the same attire. At least two security personnel were... Read more